Why is Birthright Citizenship in the News?

The legal concept came out of a landmark Supreme Court decision United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 from a case brought by Chinese American Wong Kim Ark.

Politics: The campaign for the 2016 US Presidential election has started, and the political circus led by Donald Trump’s xenophobic campaign, recently expanded by Jeb Bush’s response about Asian anchor babies, stirred up a questionable campaign against the constitutionally guaranteed birthright citizenship.

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